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Pleasley Well Dressing

Type:Well Dressing

St Michael's Church
Church Lane
NG19 7TD
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Tel01623 810035

Tel07852 106169

Pleasley Well Dressing


An ancient custom that's only found in Derbyshire. At its simplest, well dressing is the art of decorating springs and wells with pictures made from natural materials.

Come and see the beautiful 'pictures in petals' (and other natural materials) on display at Pleasley. There are 3 Wells on display.

There will also be a Flower Festival and refreshments in the Church daily during the Well Dressing from 10am until 5pm. There will be stalls outside the Church on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 July. Pleasley Welfare Colliery Band will be playing on Sunday 15 July at 2.30pm.

Well locations:
On the green outside St Michael's Church
St John Ambulance Well on the green outside St Michael's Church
Brownie's Welcome Well by the Church Door
Please use map or directions as postcode will take you to the wrong place

Blessing Service
Sunday 15 July 2018, 3pm outside St Michael's Church

Guide Prices

Admission free, donations gratefully accepted



  • Disabled access


  • On-site light refreshments


  • Children welcome


  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs accepted
  • Public toilets

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups

Opening Times

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

From North/South Leave M1at junction 29 and follow A617 towards Mansfield for approx 3¾ miles. At roundabout take 2nd exit B6407 (Common Lane). Take 1st road on right (Outgang Lane) and 1st right again (Church Lane). Church is approx. 100 yards down road on right.


From East Follow A617 from Mansfield to Pleasley roundabout. Take 4th exit B6407 (Common Lane). Take 1st road on right (Outgang Lane) and 1st right again (Church Lane). Church is approx. 100 yards down road on right.


From West Follow A619 to Chesterfield. At traffic light controlled roundabout (Matalan) select middle lane and take 3rd exit. Stay in left land and, at traffic lights go straight on. Select right hand lane and, at roundabout take 3rd exit. At next roundabout (traffic light controlled) select left lane and take 2nd exit (A617). Follow A617 to M1 roundabout, select left lane and take 3rd exit (A617 towards Mansfield), then follow route from North/South.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest train station Mansfield 3 miles away

Pronto bus from Chesterfield Coach Station twice per hour. Bus stops in village so will need to take footpath across A617 to reach Church.

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